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adverb, conjunction whence pronunciation in British English /wens/
  1. 1
    literary used for introducing the result of a fact that has just been stated
    The work is slow and dangerous, whence the high costs.
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  2. 2
    an old or literary word meaningfrom where
    He arrived at Paddington Station, whence he walked to the Cumberland Hotel.
    from whence: They have returned to the place from whence they came.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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